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Wausau Paper Plant in Brainerd Has Potential Buyer

A Wausau Paper plant in Brainerd might have a potential buyer. City officials aren't releasing the name, but a purchase could be good news after the mill's closure in April cost about 130 workers their jobs.

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Pipe Bomb Found in Foreclosed Home in Brainerd

A Brainerd man is facing felony charges after a pipe bomb was discovered in a foreclosed home during a search of the residence. A utility company asked authorities to check the house because the power had been turned on illegally.

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UPDATE: Authorities ID Pilot Killed in Crash Near Brainerd

Authorities have identified the pilot who died in a plane crash near Brainerd. The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office says 55-year-old Dan Steffen, of Crosslake, died at the scene Sunday morning on Upper Whitefish Lake.

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Pilot Dies When Small Plane Crashes Near Brainerd

A small experimental aircraft has crashed in Upper Whitefish Lake near Brainerd. The Federal Aviation Administration confirms the crash killed the pilot and injured a passenger.

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Brainerd Looking At Sewers as Energy Source

Brainerd officials are looking at an unconventional place for a future energy source: the sewers. Brainerd-based Hidden Fuels began working with the city and the school district in 2009 and later installed sensors in the sewers.

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2nd Defendant in Brainerd Racial Assault Sentenced

The final defendant in a racially motivated beating in Brainerd has been sentenced to more than five years in prison.

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Travis Campbell and Lucas Eastwood (Photos: Crow Wing County Jail)
Travis Campbell and Lucas Eastwood (Photos: Crow Wing County Jail)
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2nd Defendant in Brainerd Racial Assault Sentenced

The final defendant in a racially motivated beating in Brainerd has been sentenced to more than five years in prison. 30-year-old Travis Arnold Campbell, of Pequot Lakes, appeared in shackles before Crow Wing County District Judge Richard Zimmerman on Thursday.

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Elephant Statue in Memory of Boy Stolen

The grandparents of a 3 ½-year-old who was struck and killed by a minivan three years ago are stunned that someone would steal a woodcarving that evoked his memory.

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1 Man Killed, Passenger Injuried in Brainerd ATV Crash

A Brainerd man was killed and a passenger on his all-terrain vehicle was injured when the ATV rolled over in Crow Wing County.

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‘Occupy’ Protests Expanding to More Minnesota Cities [VIDEO]

The Central Minnesota community of Brainerd is the latest Minnesota city to be "occupied" by protesters. The Brainerd Dispatch reports about 50 protesters marched for about an hour and a half on Wednesday.

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